Imagine a time management game when you have 12 months, finite budget and infinite number of events to visit. Oh, and you also have to prepare for your talks, make slides, rehearse them and make them look and sound. I did play this game. Here is the highscore for year 2013.
Got an email reply from the lead tax inspector starting from “sorry for the late reply, I was on vacations. Here is how you should do…”.
I also have similar stories about doctors and other public service employees. Dunno if it is me, or people around are indeed so nice here.
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So I’ve put the same thought three times so you, my dear reader, find it and read it. There’s also something under the cut.
In America you motivate people with money – give more money, people would do more. Endless consumption, reinvestment and such. In Europe it is more complex – people can rent 20 sq m apartment and love it as much as they love other simple things (fresh bread, clean air, etc…). What is Russia then?
Developing the F2P idea for the city could end up with situations like “Sir, you have to free the bench for me, here’s the SMS confirmation” Or how about making the traffic light green by a premium SMS?
Russia is different indeed, they have own Classmates, LinkedIn and the Facebook. Being part of the Unity Technologies and a Russian speaker (almost native btw!), I tried to enter the bare grounds of the latter…
That’s not where I was born, or where my ancestors come from. But this country is hard to not fall in Love with, so here we go.
Each year Unity awards a number of projects in a multiple categories, and here’s the shortlist of Unity Awards 2014. So far – only two projects from Eastern Europe or Russia, both non-games: Roman Forum and Sports Venue Planner. Why?
Seoul, Beijing, Shanghai, Tokyo… the latter is the only city that impressed from all the sides and did not make me rumble too much.